Author: Anna Acosta

July 15, 2021

Dear Diary: The Almighty Internet

Dear Diary, When I was in my early 20’s – so, 500,000,000 years ago – I moved around a lot. I could say it was the wanderlust of youth, but in reality I was just flat broke and was constantly chasing a rent I could stay on top of once my student loans ran out. Eventually, I moved in with my Tia Nena in Echo […]

July 15, 2021

Dear Diary: What is Smart?

Dear Diary, Welcome to the Thunderdome! In a manner of speaking, at least. If you’re here, presumably it’s because you were made aware of Smart City Diaries, the podcast that I have started with my overwhelmingly enthusiastic mother, Debbie Acosta. She wrote an incredibly eloquent technical introduction to the series, which can be found here – check it out if you haven’t yet. I’m not […]